Community notes

Benefit: The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County is participating in the Dining for Dollars fundraiser at Glory Days Grill in Ranson through Nov. 30. Dine at the restaurant and 10 percent of the bill will be donated to the Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County. Keep a copy of the guest check — not credit card receipt — and mail it to AWS P.O. Box 147, Charles Town, 25414, place it in the collection box at Petco in Ranson, give to a board member or drop it off at the shelter on Leetown Pike.


Win a bike: Bring the children to Shepherdstown Pedal & Paddle and sign up for a chance to win a bike. To be eligible, children must be 12 and under and participate in the kids fun run Oct 12.

Donations needed: Meals on Wheels of Jefferson County is seeking support due to budget cuts. Contributions can be mailed to Meals on Wheels of Jefferson County, P.O. Box 565, Charles Town 25414. For more information, call 304-725-1601.


Low-cost vet service: Spay Today offers reduced-cost spay and neuter program for dogs and cats. To find vets and more information, go to or call 304-728-8330.


Reunion: The Jefferson High School Class of 1973 reunion will be held at the Quality Inn Cliffside Hotel in Harpers Ferry on Oct. 19. For more information, call 304-279-7111, email or find Jefferson High School Class of ’73 on Facebook.


Electronics to dollars: CraftWorks at Cool Spring in Charles Town has a new program that allows used electronic items to be recycled and the funds go to support the local art and nature community. Collect used toner, printer cartridges and cell phones and either drop them off in the large collection box in front of the CraftWorks studio or contact Craftworks for a local area pickup. For more information about this initiative or CraftWorks, visit the, email or call 304-728-6233.


Reunion: The Jefferson High School Class of 2000 hosts a reunion at the Skyline Ballroom at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races Sept. 14. Cost is $30 per person — one guest allowed per classmate. Checks should be mailed to Jefferson Class of 2000, 5425 Middleway Pike, Kearneysville 25430.


Book study: Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town invites the community to the men’s summer book study and dinner at 6 p.m. every Thursday. Call 304-725-5513 or visit for more information.


Group seeks new members: The Gardeners Exchange Group is an informal network of area avid gardeners. GEG members share information, resources, expertise, labor, plants and experiences through monthly meetings, garden visits and special events. The group meets at 9:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month. For more information, visit or call 240-405-7013.


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